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Tebasaki – Famous Nagoya Meibutsu

Aug 05, 2014 By First Admin

Famous foods for any given area in Japan are called meibutsu. Osaka meibutsu is okonomiyaki (as is Hiroshima's meibutsu, but they...[ Click to read more ]

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Crazy Festivals in Japan

Feb 27, 2014 By First Admin

There are more festivals in Japan than you could probably count. The traditional GozanOkuribi festival in Kyoto, the Danjiri festival...[ Click to read more ]

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Personal Name Stamps – Inkan / Hanko

Feb 24, 2014 By First Admin

Whether or not you have lived in Japan long term or short term, or perhaps even just visited briefly, you...[ Click to read more ]

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Fast Food Japanese Style Part I

Dec 19, 2013 By First Admin

One great thing about living in Japan is the food; even healthy fast food is available, and quite tasty! Walk...[ Click to read more ]

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Fast Food Japanese Style Part II

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Here is the second of my introduction to the various styles of fast but healthy Japanese style of fast foods...[ Click to read more ]

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Summer Camping in Nagano, Shiga, and Gifu Prefectures

Aug 29, 2013 By First Admin

You might not think it, but there are opportunities for hiking, climbing and camping around Nagoya. In fact, near by...[ Click to read more ]

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Satoyama Farmer’s Market near Nagoya at Shinrin Park

Aug 28, 2013 By First Admin

Shinrin Park Golf Course in Owari Asahi hosts a farmer's market where local produce is sold in the car park. ...[ Click to read more ]

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Primary Care Tokyo – General Practice Clinic

Aug 21, 2013 By First Admin

Dr Joe Kurosu is a bicultural American-Japanese doctor who made a great name and reputation for himself while while practicing...[ Click to read more ]

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Japanese Food Shopping 101

Aug 13, 2013 By First Admin

One thing about coming to a country where the main language is not English, you're either tied to the food...[ Click to read more ]

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